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6-Day Sandakphu Trekking

By Hidden Paradise

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You want to give back to Mother Nature as well as the local Sikkim communities. Hidden Paradise is associated with the local committee that protects Kanchendzonga.


6 days 5 nights
Private trip
From flora to fauna, from mountains to lakes, there is a different view to admire each day! You'll start off from Maneybhanjyang and pass through the small village of Chitre. You'll stroll through forests home to the rare Red Panda, and visit Kalipokhri, a pond of black water that never freezes. If the weather is clear, you will be greeted with an impressive view at the Sandakphu peak. Also spot the other peaks of the Sikkim Himalayas — Lhotse, Everest, and Makalu! Local pricing is available upon request.

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What's included

From US$ 360 INR25,896.69 per person
  • Equipment: dome/alpine tents, kitchen tents, insulated ground sheets, toilet tents, tables and chairs, etc.
  • Food: all meals will be provided for (menu will be a mix of Chinese, Indian, Sikkimese, continental and many more)
  • Guides: guides, yak men, porters
  • Porters and Dzo: all the equipment, rations, food, luggage* will be carried by the Dzos and Porters.
  • Water
  • Permits
  • Sleeping bags can be provided if clients don't have any
  • All national park fees and camera fees
  • *The weight of the luggage per person has to be below 15 kg for the trek.
  • Accommodation in Yuksom
  • Transportation
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Meeting details
Before 8.00 am at Sikkim office
Other Notes

Activity will end at 4.00 pm at Sikkim office


Trips available daily
Mar 26
Mar 27
Mar 28
Mar 29
Mar 30
Mar 31
Bookings should be made at least 30 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Darjeeling - Maneybhanjyang - Tumling
Darjeeling - Maneybhanjyang  - Tumling

Today you will trek up to Maneybhanjyang at 2790m.

Accommodation: Hidden Paradise - Teahouse

  • You will start off with an uphill trek from Maneybhanjyang which passes through small village of Chitre and forests of Rhododendrons and Magnolias
Day 2: Tumling - Kalepokhri
Tumling - Kalepokhri

Today you will be walking towards Kalepokhri at 3010m to see the pond of black water which never freezes.

Accommodation: Hidden Paradise - Teahouse

  • On the next day you will undertake a pleasant walk through the forest which is home to the rare Red Panda and the Tragopan. A long trek 14 kms to Kalepokhri(3010m) which is famous for the pond of black water which never freezes.
Day 3: Kalepokhri - Sandakphu
Kalepokhri - Sandakphu

Today you will be heading towards Sandakphu peak at 3636m.

Accommodation: Hidden Paradise - Teahouse

  • On a clear day, at the peak of Sandakphu, one can see the peaks of Lhotse (8501m), Everest (8848m) and Makalu (8475m) of the Nepal Himalayas and the huge Kanchenjunga massif (8586m) along with other peaks of the Sikkim himalayas.
Day 4: Sandakphu - Gurdum
Sandakphu - Gurdum

Today you will be making your way to gurdum at 2800m

  • Trekking towards Gurdum at 2800m
Day 5: Gurdum - Rimbik
Gurdum - Rimbik

Today you will be moving towards Rimbik at 2286m.

  • Today you will be resting at Rimbik at 2286m.
Day 6: Rimbik - Darjeeling
Rimbik - Darjeeling

Today you will be returning to Darjeeling to end off the trip.

  • Trek towards Darjeeling to end off the trip.

Meet your guide

Hidden Paradise

Hidden Paradise Adventure Tours is based in Yuksam and has been a leading trekking company since 1991. Their company is the only one that gives the money it earns directly back to the hillside communities within Sikkim. They offer a window into the natural beauty of this rich and versatile landscape and the biodiversity, flora, and fauna as well as a glance into the very different lifestyles of the Sikkimese people. The company was formed in 1991 by Mr U Bhuia and seven years ago, Mr Dawa Tsering became his business partner. Mr U. Bhutia is a senior member of the KCC 9 Kanchendzonga Conservation Committee and as so is dedicated to the protection of this stunningly beautiful national park.
29 years experience
Fluent English

Hidden Paradise Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Hidden Paradise pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Personal medication (if any)
Sufficient clothing
Tissue paper
Trekking equipment (e.g. trekking boots)
Warm clothing
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Trekkers should be in good physical condition and decently fit.

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